How to Discuss My Goals


How to Discuss My Goals.

“How to discuss my goals” is an important question in your journey to be pain free.

As a pain management specialist, I encounter various questions from my patients regarding their goals for treatment. Here are some of the most common questions I’m asked:

“Will this treatment help me get back to my normal life?” Our primary focus is on helping you achieve your goals, whether it’s returning to work, engaging in hobbies, or simply enjoying daily activities without pain. We’ll work together to create a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your specific goals and aspirations. Remember, you’re not alone on this journey; we’re here to support you every step of the way, treating you like family.

“How long will it take for me to feel better?” The timeline for improvement varies for each individual, depending on their unique situation and the treatment they receive. We’ll closely monitor your progress and make necessary adjustments to keep you moving towards your goals. We’re committed to being with you throughout this process, offering guidance and encouragement to help you reach your objectives.

“Will I ever be pain-free?” While complete pain relief can depend on many factors, our goal is to significantly reduce your pain and improve your quality of life. We’ll focus on managing your pain effectively so you can live a more comfortable and fulfilling life. Together, we’ll explore all available options and work towards the best solutions to help you achieve your personal goals.

“What are my chances of being able to return to work or my hobbies?” Getting you back to the activities you love is a top priority. We’ll tailor your treatment plan to help you achieve this goal, considering all aspects of your life, including your physical and emotional well-being. Your determination, combined with our support, can make a significant difference in reaching your goals.

“What if the treatment doesn’t work for me?” If a particular treatment doesn’t provide the #DesiredResults, we have many other options to explore. Our commitment is to find the right approach for you. We’ll continuously evaluate your progress and make adjustments as needed, ensuring you receive the best possible care. We’re here for you, and we’ll tackle any challenges together, always keeping your goals in mind.

“How involved will I be in my treatment plan?” Your involvement is crucial to the success of your treatment. We value your input and will collaborate with you to create a plan that aligns with your goals and preferences. Your insights and feedback are important to us, and we believe in empowering you to take an active role in your care. Together, as a family, we’ll work towards achieving your goals.

Dr. Abdallah and the APICO Pain Management™ team want to help ensure that each patient feels heard, valued, and supported throughout their treatment journey. That’s why we say, “We treat our patients like family.” Call us at 855-932-7426 or click this link to schedule online: or visit for more information.

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